Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2012

Cederberg Five Generations Chenin Blanc 2012

This wine was produced from a single vineyard block. Nine selectedbarrels were used to produce 360 cases. Delicate aromas of honey, limezest, roasted nuts and peaches laced with sweet vanilla undertones. Well integrated wood and ageing on the lees developed a full, rich palate with asmooth lingering finish. This Chenin Blanc is concentrated and structuredfor longevity. An elegant well crafted wine.


variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winery : Cederberg Cellar
winemaker : David Nieuwoudt
wine of origin : Cederberg
analysis : alc : 13.90 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.38  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

AWARDS


Top 100 SA Wines 2015: Winner - 2012 vintage
Veritas’14: Silver – 2012 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’15: 4.5 star – 2012 vintage
Tim Atkin’14: 94 points – 2011 vintage
Robert Parker’14: 90 points – 2011 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’14: 4.5 star – 2011 vintage
Wine Spectator’13: 90 points – 2011 vintage
Veritas’13: Silver – 2011 vintage
Platter’s SA Wine Guide’12: 4.5 star – 2010 vintage
International Wine Review: 91 points – 2010 vintage
Veritas’11: Silver – 2010 vintage
Michelangelo Wine Awards’11: Silver – 2010 vintage

ageing : Drink now up to 2017

in the vineyard : Facing: South-west
Soil types: Glenrosa and Sandstone
Age of vines: 11 years, Cederberg ward
Vineyard area: 1.2ha
Trellised: Extended 6 wire Perold
Irrigated: Supplementary
Clone: SN24/220 on Richter 99

about the harvest: Harvest date: 22 March 2012
Yield per Ha: 6.4 t/ha
Degrees Balling at Harvest: 23.5° Balling

in the cellar : 30 – 61 days at 13 – 14ºC with selected yeast strains, barrel fermented, new fill 33% , 2nd fill 33%, 3rd fill 33% in 300 ℓ barrels, medium toast tight grain for 11 months, regular bâttonage 6% unwooded 2012 chenin, 14% viognier

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc